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New State Historical Society book marks Fort Pierre trade history

No other part of the West saw such a succession of trading posts as did the heart of modern-day South Dakota, where the Bad River meets the Missouri near Fort Pierre. The South Dakota State Historical Society?s latest book, ?Fort Tecumseh and Fort Pierre Chouteau: Journal and Letter Books, 1830?1850,? transcribed and annotated by Michael M. Casler and W. Raymond Wood, details two such posts that reached their golden age under the American Fur Company in the 1830s and 1840s.

State Prison Inmate Wade Aikins Dies

Inmate Wade Aikins, age 54, was found unresponsive in his cell at the Jameson Annex to the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls, this morning.

Meade County Fatal Crash

NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. ? One person was killed Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover north of New Underwood.

Paving Burr Street in Mitchell

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the contractor will be paving the southbound lanes on Burr Street in Mitchell from Walgreens to Perkins on Monday, Oct. 16.

Disability Etiquette Webinar

The South Dakota Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services and the South Dakota Retailers Association will be providing a free webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. CDT.

Gov. Daugaard To Speak At USS South Dakota Christening

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will join Lt. Gov. Matt Michels and U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds in Groton, Connecticut, tomorrow morning to serve as the keynote speaker at the christening ceremony for the USS South Dakota SSN 790.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard, First Lady Linda Daugaard and Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will attend the christening of the USS South Dakota in Groton, Connecticut.

Reflections from the Combine

Sometimes I find myself asking, ?What did I get myself into?? The question usually comes at 2 AM when I?m dragging myself out of bed to check the cows who are ready to give birth or when the fall rains finally dissipate, the ground dries out and we can finally get into the field to harvest, only to find the combine just decided to break down.